Calibration Obsession

If I want accurate colors from my a7s III, I shoot the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Video, and in post, (1) I pull diffuse white down to 200 nits; (2) white balance using the white, grey and black chips, color curves and RGB overlay; (3) correct colors using the color chips, vectorscope and hue vs. hue;... Continue Reading →

LG 2020 OLED HDR Calibration

Prior to using your LG OLED TV as an HDR grading monitor, you'll probably want to calibrate it. LG recommends a burn in time of 100 hours of HDR content for the most consistent pixel response. In order to calibrate using a Mac, you'll need VMware Fusion 12 Player, Windows 10, a colorimeter, a USB... Continue Reading →

Switching to Resolve!

After months of agonizing, I finally broke down and hired a professional calibration technician to adjust my LG OLED C7, calling the very first name that popped up in a Google search for Ho Chi Minh City. The price was steep - $300.00 - but the quest for perfect color has become a crazy obsession.... Continue Reading →

The Eternal Quest for Perfect Color

X-Rite i1 Display Pro The search for perfect color is never-ending, but I’ve just added one tool to my arsenal that was long overdue – a display calibrator – which should help bring me much closer to my goal. Two reasons I waited so long are that calibrators aren’t cheap here in Vietnam; and I... Continue Reading →

Calibrating the Zhiyun Crane Gimbal

Balancing a camera lens combination like the Panasonic Lumix GH4 and Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm f/2.8 on the Zhiyun Crane is a simple task which even most novices can accomplish in a matter of minutes. Nevertheless, when the gimbal is exposed to extreme changes in temperature, it is still possible that during operation, the... Continue Reading →

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